Gabija, the Spirit of Fire and the gaurdian of the home. Potent is Gabija’s charm. As the protector of the home, fire, and family, Gabija and the sacred serpents of the flame spread throughout Lithuania in ancient times. Tended by women, within the homes, Gabija lives in the family hearth or stove.
It was important and is important to respect Gabija. The Lithuanian respect Gabija by insuring she is properly cared for.